Warehousing and supply chain assets in Asia are squarely on institutional investors' radar. But they pose their own risks, so must fulfil certain criteria to attract capital.
Asia’s booming logistics sector is attracting asset owners to invest in warehousing and storage facilities, both in established markets and emerging Asia.
Huge optimism about the potential for private debt investment in India is being tempered by concerns over the tricky procedures involved.
The Abu Dhabi sovereign fund and the German insurer have joined a wave of investors entering distressed debt and special situations in India. What’s their approach and rationale?
NZ Super says more pensions funds are looking at the asset class just as technology is providing new ways to address labour challenges, climate risks and other challenges.
Canyon Partners, Cerberus Capital, KKR and MBK Partners are part of a fast-growing wave of fund managers and asset owners looking to Asia for bad debt investment opportunities.
With Chinese investors stepping back, Japanese, Korean and even Southeast Asian and Australian investors look set to step up their overseas real estate investments.
With so much money piling into unlisted debt, attention is now turning towards what might happen when the credit cycle turns, and what investors can do to tackle liquidity challenges.
South Korea's public pension fund, the world’s third-largest, posted a negative return last year. But it's not the whole story; there's an alternative(s) angle.
The supply of Chinese non-performing loans is rising, but they are likely to fall short of investor expectations, argue some debt specialists.
International institutional investors are wading into an upcoming segment of the market, encouraged by a business-to-consumer model and the possibility of a publicly traded Reit.
South Korea’s sovereign wealth fund is keen to further develop its investment capabilities, which is likely to give a fillip to its co-operation pact with Korea Post.
Superannuation funds such as Hostplus and First State Super can be considered trailblazers among their peers in the way they are investing in early-stage start-up companies.
Australia’s plodding superannuation funds have begun investing into start-up firms to gain outsized returns. It’s risky, but potentially rewarding.
From his new Sydney office, the regional head of a $66-billion Dutch pension fund's real estate arm explains his plans.
US firm Ares Management has poached UBS Asset Management’s Greater China institutional client head, sparking a reshuffle at the Swiss fund house.
South Asia looks set to hog the China-backed infrastructure development bank's investments for the next few years as the institution keeps its focus on long-term growth potential.
AsianInvestor makes a set of financial and economic predictions for Year of the Pig. For this instalment, we ask how much asset owners could raise alternative asset allocations.
Industry advisers believe select hedge fund strategies will enjoy some demand from asset owners seeking to navigate unpredictable markets this year.
The US firm, with $121 billion under management, has put a regional base in Hong Kong to spearhead a drive to build its real estate portfolio and client base in Asia.